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How Do I Know When a Shoe is Worn Out?

youngScholar

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While many here may not actually wear their shoes until this point, I'm wondering what I should look for in a shoe to know when it is actually "worn out." What should the upper look like? The inner lining? The outer sole?

Pics would be helpful.

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When your cobbler refuses to resole it, or when you don't like the look of the upper. More leeway on brown than black, "character"-wise.
 

Golf_Nerd

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Originally Posted by juniper
When your cobbler refuses to resole it, or when you don't like the look of the upper. More leeway on brown than black, "character"-wise.

+1

When they are worn out the half way resole them for winter or home and garden. Then after that they have a second live in "used clothes/clothing collection".
 

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When you can see your sock through the sole, that's a pretty good sign they are done..
 

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